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English noun: creosote

1. creosote (substance) a colorless or yellowish oily liquid obtained by distillation of wood tar; used as an antiseptic


Broader (hypernym)organic compound


Substance holonymcreosol

2. creosote (substance) a dark oily liquid obtained by distillation of coal tar; used as a preservative for wood


Synonymscoal-tar creosote


Broader (hypernym)organic compound


English verb: creosote

1. creosote (change) treat with creosote


SamplesCreosoted wood.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)process, treat









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